Antarctic ice sheet Current Affairs, GK & News
Causes of Arctic Warming
Researchers from Finnish Meteorological institute published their research regarding Arctic warming on August 11, 2022. As per the research, Arctic is heating up four times faster than other parts of the Earth. Heating is more concentrated in Eurasian part of the Arctic. In this part, Barents Sea and Norway are heating up seven times faster ..
Month: Current Affairs - August, 2022
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Albedo • Antarctic ice sheet • Arctic Warming • Causes of Arctic warming • Climate change • Global warming • Rising Sea Level
A rift of the size of Grand Canyon discovered under Antarctic ice sheet
A rift of the size of the Grand Canyon has been discovered under the Antarctic ice sheet. According to the scientists the rift is contributing to ice melt and a consequent rise in the sea level. The rift is around 1.5 kms deep, 10 kms wide and 100 kms long. Scientist believe a melting West ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
Topics: Antarctic ice sheet • Antarctica • Climate change • Effects of global warming • Glaciology • Ice sheet • In Antarctica • Physical geography • Sea level rise • West Antarctic Ice Sheet